Science Olympiad Compete at Rice

Science Olympiad Compete at Rice

Sandra Sadek

On Nov. 12, the Falcon Science Olympiad team competed at the first ever Rice University Science Olympiad Competition.

A total of 25 teams competed, including last year’s top 10 in state and four national qualifiers.

Overall, our falcons placed 3rd place, barely losing against Clements with the small difference of 10 points.

Here is the overall rundown:

Astronomy: 1st place – Lucy Chen and Matthew Vargas

Hydrogeology: 1st place – Cara Williams and Alvin Hidajat

Optics: 3rd place – Brett Dolotina and Lucy Chen

Rocks and Minerals: 3rd place – Cara Williams and Lucy Chen